|Two peace activist talk to Peter B. Collins - sgl|
Super peace activist and author David Swanson talks about his latest book, "War Is a Lie". They talk about bi-partisan war crimes. After that Rev. Susan B. Thistlethwaite on her new book, "Dreaming of Eden: American Religion and Politics in a Wired World." She is ordained minister of the United Church of Christ since 1974 and a deep thinker. They discuss the morals of war and torture. This is from December 10, 2010...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Peter B. Collins; David Swanson; Susan B. Thistlethwaite; War Is a Lie; Dreaming of Eden; peace activist; United Church of Christ
|The Russian Heat Storm - sgl|
Record heat, drought & fires swept Russia. Ecoshock Radio speaks with Greenpeace Moscow, and author Dmitry Orlov sort out events & meaning. Plus Lester Brown speaks on grain loss. This is from Ecoshock Radio Sept. 3, 2010. Source: http://www.ecoshock.info/2010_09_01_archive.html Scott Horton Interviews Gareth Porter from October 21, 2010 Gareth Porter, independent historian and journalist for IPS News, discusses the U.N...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Dmitry Orlov; Ecoshock Radio; Lester Brown; Gareth Porter; Israel; Bruce Gellerman; Amory Lovins; Amy Goodman; Climate Change
|Undoing the Imperial Presidency - sgl|
Scott Horton Interviews David Swanson from November 21, 2009 David Swanson, author of Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency, the press secretary for Dennis Kucinich's 2004 presidential campaign, and worked three years as communications coordinator for ACORN. He discusses the myth of presidential supremacy in foreign affairs, progress in civil and foreign court cases against Bush administration crimes and the subpoena and impeachment powers of Congress...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; David Swanson; Scott Horton; Elizabeth Kolbert; Daybreak
|What is the future of the Internet and the causes of the economic crash? - sgl|
Josh Silver, co-founder and CEO of Free Press and a blogger speaks about the future of the Internet. Source: Josh Silver: Future of Journalism and Internet Access Charles Ferguson talks with Charlie Rose about the economic crash Charles Ferguson talks about his documentary 'Inside Job' and the economic crash. Charles Ferguson is founder and president of Representational Pictures, Inc., and director and producer of "No End In Sight: The American Occupation of Iraq"...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Inteviews; Josh Silver; Free Press; Charles Ferguson; Charlie Rose; Inside Job; economic crash
|Naomi Klein and Jeremy Scahill - sgl|
From June 21, 2009 on Media Matters with Bob McChesney talks to Naomi Klein, the author of The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism From June 05, 2009, Bill Moyers sits down with award-winning investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill to examine the human and financial costs of America's wars. Scott Horton Interviews Jeremy Scahill on May 21st, 2009
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Bob McChesney; Naomi Klein; Bill Moyers; Jeremy Scahill; Scott Horton
|Watching Big Brother As They Watch You - sgl|
Inside the matrix with Tom Ashbrook and James Bamford. Author and journalist James Bamford on the vast new National Security Agency surveillance center going up in the Utah desert. Source: The NSAâs New Secret Spy Hub Scott Horton Interviews The Other Scott Horton The Other Scott Horton (no relation), international human rights lawyer, discusses former CIA boss Jose Rodriguezâs defense of torture and the destruction of interrogation videos (that he ordered)...
Keywords: Great Speeches And Interviews; Tom Ashbrook; James Bamford; National Security Agency; Scott Horton; The Other Scott Horton; CIA; Jose Rodriguez; Glenn Greenwald; democracy
|Life in the Middle East revealed. - sgl|
From May 18, 2009, Matt Rothschild interviews Anna Baltzer, author of "Witness in Palestine: A Jewish American Woman in the Occupied Territories." Life in the Middle East revealed. Scott Horton Interviews Scott Ritter from July 01, 2009 Former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter discusses the withdrawal caveats that could keep U.S. troops in Iraq indefinitely. Speak Up! Speak Out! Interview with Iraq Vets Against the War Interviews with Spc...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Anna Baltzer; Scott Horton; Scott Ritter; Spc. Evan Knappenberger; Lt. Doug Connor
|Hear Al Gore and Dr. Pachauri joint Nobel Peace Prize Winner - sgl|
The 300-350 Show: Dr Pachauri on livestock and climate change from September 11, 2008 Dr. Pachauri and Al Gore were joint Nobel Peace Prize Winner. Dr. Pachauri is Chair of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. In a report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation showed that beef and dairy farming was responsible for a massive 18% of global greenhouse gas emissions - more than the entire global transport sector...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Al Gore; Dr. Pachauri; Field Notes from a Catastrophe; Elizabeth Kolbert
|Great Speeches and Interviews:Health Care and Lungren - sgl|
From the California State Capitol on 9-8-08, the Health Care Rally. Senate Bill 840 will cover every Californian with comprehensive health insurance and give them the ability to choose their own physician. This bill is estimated to save $8 billion, in the first year alone, in statewide healthcare spending, and will save money for families, businesses, individuals and local governments. Duration 36:04...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Health Care Rally; SB 840; Congressman Lungren; Dana Milbank; Homo Politicus
|Great Speeches and Interviews: Farheed Zakaria & Post-America-Centric World - sgl|
Farheed Zakaria: Post-America-Centric World The editor of Newsweek International, ABC News analyst, and New York Times bestselling author, Farheed Zakaria discusses a future where the U.S. no longer dominates the global economy, geopolitics, and culture. He predicts the rise of nations such as China, India, Brazil, and Russia and the development of a truly global era. Asserts Zakaria, the U.S.A. needs to learn to understand other nations and find a way to thrive in this rapidly shifting dynamic...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Farheed Zakaria; Glenn Greenwald; David Sirota; Commonwealth Club
|Hear how to overcome dead ideas and Scott Horton Interviews Michael Hastings - sgl|
From The Commonwealth Club of California on Feb. 11, 2009, Matt Miller Miller outlines how to overcome "dead ideas" to help our nation and its people. Matthew Miller is an American journalist, and senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, and a monthly columnist for Fortune, regular contributor to The New York Times Magazine and The Atlantic Monthly. -------------------- Scott Horton Interviews Michael Hastings on April 21st, 2009 Michael Hastings discusses the skepticism among some hig...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Scott Horton; Michael Hastings; Matt Miller; The Commonwealth Club of California
|Garry Wills talks about the history of the extra-Constitutional President - sgl|
He's an historian and author of "The Modern Presidency and the National Security State." Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Wills argues that the atomic bomb paved the way for presidential authority that has "enfeebled" Congress and the courts, and that reached its apex with George W. Bush. This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on February 11, 2010...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Garry Wills; Commonwealth Club of California; Scott Horton; Juan Cole; Engaging the Muslim World; The Modern Presidency and the National Security State; Gaza war crimes; Israel; Egypt
|Iraqi Mass Deception and U.S. Moral Panic - sgl|
Peter B. Collins interviews Scott A. Bonn The book "Mass Deception" connects propaganda and distortions by the Bush administration to elite deviance and state crimes and violations of international criminal law. Dr. Bonn's book illustrates how those in the highest seats of power deceived and manipulated ordinary, hard-working, trusting Americans. Those Americans then sent their sons and daughters to fight in needlessly wars...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Mass Deception; Peter B. Collins; Scott A. Bonn; Bush administration; Moral Panic; Iraq War; Geothermal Energy; The California Report; Craig Miller
|Creating a 60 Mile Per Gallon US Health Care System - sgl|
Creating a 60 Mile Per Gallon US Health Care System First Aired: 10/5/2009 on UCTV and about 73 minutes How to both cut the costs of health care and improve the quality of care. The United States has the most expensive health care system in the world, with per capita health expenditures far above those of any other nation. U.S. health care expenditures also grow above the overall rate of inflation in the economy...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Dr. Thomas Bodenheimer; Scott Horton; Rebecca Vilkomerson; Middle East
|The Red Cross Report, the Torture Memos, and Political Accountability with Mark Danner - sgl|
From July 6, 2009 on UCTV Harry Kreisler interviews writer Mark Danner for a discussion of the torture policies of the Bush Administration. Included is the history of torture, the current policies and possibly the future of American torture. ---------------------- Scott Horton Interviews Dahr Jamail on July 03, 2009 Dahr Jamail discusses the increasing disillusionment among soldiers with Iraq and Afghanistan war.
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; UCTV; Harry Kreisler; Mark Danner; torture policies; Bush Administration; Scott Horton; Dahr Jamail; Iraq; Afghanistan; war
|Climate Change, The Economy, and Health - sgl|
Speakers talk about the likely effects of climate change on the world economy, environment, and health. They discuss possible scientific and governmental solutions. Dan Ferber, Author Suzanne Jones, Co-Chairman Southern Rockies Conservation Alliance Merle Lefkoff, President Ars Publica Douglas Ray, Associate Director Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Larry Schweiger, President National Wildlife Federation Source: Climate Change, The Economy, and Health Music includes John McCutcheon - Duct T...
Keywords: Great Speeches And Interviews; Climate Change; world economy; health; environment; Suzanne Jones; Merle Lefkoff; Douglas Ray; Larry Schweiger
|The future of the fossil fuel industry - sgl|
Joe Romm says it is "morally unconscionable" for the fossil fuel industry, and their allies in Congress, to stand in the way of action on climate change. Romm's a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and former U.S. Department of Energy official. This program was recorded in front of a live audience in San Francisco at The Commonwealth Club on July 19, 2010 Source: http://audio.commonwealthclub.org/audio/podcast/climateone.xml Scott Horton Interviews Juan Cole on November 17, 2010 J...
Keywords: Joe Romm; Center for American Progress; fossil fuel industry; The Commonwealth Club; Scott Horton; Juan Cole; Nouri al-Maliki; Iraq; Moqtada al-Sadr; Engaging the Muslim World
|Dying to Win - sgl|
Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism Scott Horton Interviews Robert Pape Robert A. Pape is an American political scientist known for his work on international security affairs, especially strategic air power and suicide terrorism. He is currently a professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago. He is the author of "Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism" which has earned praise from Peter Bergen, who conducted the first television interview with Os...
Keywords: Dying to Win; Great Speeches and Interviews; Scott Horton; Robert Pape; Destined for Destiny; Dana Milbank; Homo Politicus
|Efforts to Combat Climate Change - sgl|
From April, 11, 2007, Finding solutions to combat climate change Efforts to Combat Climate Change with Patricia Bliss-Guest, James Cameron, Jan-Peter Onstwadder and Ira Magaziner speaking at the 2007 Global Philanthropy Forum Conference held at the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA. The panel is moderated by Timothy E. Wirth. See http://fora.tv/2007/04/11/Financing_Efforts_to_Combat_Climate_Change
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Patricia Bliss-Guest; James Cameron; Ira Magaziner; Jan-Peter Onstwedder; Timothy E. Wirth; Global Philanthropy Forum
|Robert Fisk on Cindy Sheehan's Soapbox talks about the Middle East - sgl|
From September 26, 2010, Cindy interviews British journalist, Robert Fisk, who has been living in the Middle East and reporting from there for decades. He is an English writer and journalist and has primarily been based in Beirut for more than 30 years. Fisk holds more British and International Journalism awards than any other foreign correspondent. Fisk has said that journalism must, "challenge authority, all authority, especially so when governments and politicians take us to war." Source: htt...
Keywords: Robert Fisk; Cindy Sheehan; Middle East; Journalism; Scott Horton; Kyrgyzstan; WikiLeaks; torture; human rights; Iraq; Donald Rumsfeld
|Peace, Justice and Politics on the International Scene - sgl|
Peace, Justice and Politics on the International Scene First Aired: 11/9/2009 58 minutes As a former justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and a former chief prosecutor of the United Nations tribunals for war crimes in Yugoslavia and Rwanda, the Louise Arbour has dedicated her life to defending human rights and independent judiciary systems around the globe. ------ Scott Horton Interviews Dahlia S...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Louise Arbour; Scott Horton; Dahlia S. Wasfi; Yugoslavia; Rwanda
|Media Matters interviews Howard Zinn and Scott Horton Interviews Dahr Jamail - sgl|
From Sunday, October 26, 2008, Media Matters interviews Howard Zinn Zinn is an acclaimed historian and political scientist, and has been active in Civil Rights and anti-war movements in the United States for many years. --------- From February 13th, 2009, Scott Horton Interviews Dahr Jamail Dahr Jamail discusses the improved security in Baghdad that comes from a police state fortified with concrete blast walls.
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Media Matters; Howard Zinn; Scott Horton; Dahr Jamail; Civil Rights; anti-war
|Great Speeches and Interviews: How the Teamsters won the UPS strike and Ralph Nader - sgl|
How the Teamsters won the UPS strike Deepa Kumar gave this talk on July 10th, 2008 in Sacramento, CA. Deepa Kumar is an assistant professor of media studies at Rutgers University. Deepa Kumar teaches and writes about the limitations of the corporate media systems and the ways in which dissenting voices are marginalized from the public sphere. Her areas of research includes media, war, imperialism, globalization, class, gender, Islam, the Middle East and U.S...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; How the Teamsters won the UPS strike; Ralph Nader; Deepa Kumar
|Are these the last days of the American Republic? - sgl|
Scott Horton interviews Chalmers Johnson on February 05, 2009 Chalmers Johnson, author of "Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic". He discusses the enormous and expanding U.S. defense budget amidst a general economic collapse, the army of defense lobbyists ready to fight against any spending cuts. This is about 23 minutes. Scott Horton interviews Fred Branfman on July 01, 2010 Fred Branfman, author of the article "5 Million Iraqis Killed, Maimed, Tortured, Displaced" discusses the fals...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Scott Horton; Chalmers Johnson; Nemesis; Fred Branfman; Eric Margolis; Bill McKibben; David Letterman
|Great Speeches and Interviews: August Peace Event 2008 - sgl|
The August Peace Event of August 9th, 2008 in Sacramento, CA. For 22 years, the August Peace Event's mission is to remember the 1945 Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings and their victims and why nuclear warfare must never happen again. JoAnn Fuller, Master of Ceremonies, serves as Common Cause's Associate Director, with a special interest in media issues. Speakers: Rev. Bob Oshita of the Sacramento Buddhist Church Dr...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; August Peace Event; JoAnn Fuller; Rev. Bob Oshita; Patsy Byers; Dr. Bill Durston; Pamela Vergun; Ph.D; Jennifer Kocsis; Mary Youngblood; Linda Roberts
|California and Climate Change - sgl|
Proposition 23 was voted down by California voters on Nov. 2, 2010. This recording is from Sep 13, 2010 KQED discusses Proposition 23 which would suspend implementation of California's air pollution control law (AB 32) until unemployment drops to 5.5 percent or less for a full year. Looks like the fossil-fuels industries vs. the clean and green industries. I'm against Proposition 23 but here is both sides of the issue...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Proposition 23; Dr. David W. Orr; The California Report
|Governor defends managing greenhouse gases, promoting green jobs and developing clean technology - sgl|
From the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, CA on Sept. 24th, 2009 California's celebrity governor defends California efforts to managing greenhouse gases, promoting green jobs and developing clean technology and AB32. This is about 1 hour and 9 min. After that the down-to-earth guide to global warming for kids of all ages with music by Phillip Glass.
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Commonwealth Club; AB32; Phillip Glass; Schwarzenegger
|Medicare Meltdown - sgl|
Rosemary Gibson talked about her book, "Medicare Meltdown: How Wall Street and Washington are Ruining Medicare and How to Fix It", in which she looks at the future of Medicare. Rosemary Gibson was Senior Program Officer at Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She has led national initiatives to improve the quality of America’s health care and reduce the harm from medical errors. Source: C-SPAN: Book Discussion on Medicare MeltdownChris Dodd's FISA SpeechChris Dodd is an American lawyer, lobbyis...
Keywords: Great Speeches And Interviews; Medicare; Rosemary Gibson; Wall Street; Chris Dodd; Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
|Three Cups of Tea: Promoting Peace & Building Nations, One School, One Child at a Time - sgl|
Three Cups of Tea: Promoting Peace & Building Nations, One School, One Child at a Time Since a 1993 climb on Pakistan's K2 mountain, Greg Mortenson has helped more than 25,000 children, especially girls, in remote regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan to receive quality education. He recounts the challenges and joys that have resulted in the building of more than 55 schools to an audience at UC Santa Barbara.
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Greg Mortenson; Pakistan
|Great Speeches and Interviews Short Promotion - sgl|
Short introduction to Great Speeches and Interviews
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Promotion
|Jim Hightower and Chris Floyd are interviewed - sgl|
From Sunday, June 01, 2008, on Media Matter, Bob McChesney interviews Jim Hightower Jim Hightower is a national radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the new book, Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow. Hightower has spent three decades "battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks." --------- From Antiwar Radio, Chris Floyd interviewed by ...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Media Matters; Bob McChesney; Jim Hightower; Chris Floyd
|Scott Horton Interviews Daniel Ellsberg - sgl|
Scott Horton Interviews Daniel Ellsberg from January 04, 2010 Daniel Ellsberg, the man who leaked the Pentagon Papers, discusses the destabilizing of Pakistan, how counter-insurgencies often provoke civil war, and the under-estimation of Israel's nuclear arsenal. This is about an hour. Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change by Elizabeth Kolbert. This is about 27 minutes.
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Scott Horton; Daniel Ellsberg; Elizabeth Kolbert; Israel
|War is unhealthy for people and other living things! - sgl|
Public Health Impacts of U.S. Foreign and Military Policy First Aired: 3/9/2009 82 minutes Dr. Robert Gould of Physicians for Social Responsibility, explores the health impacts of U.S. foreign and military policy.
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Robert Gould; Physicians for Social Responsibility
|Obama's compromise decision on troops for Afghanistan and why we need the oceans - sgl|
Scott Horton Interviews Gareth Porter from December 05, 2009 Gareth Porter discusses Obama's compromise decision on troops for Afghanistan, the divergent goals and methods of al-Qaeda and the Taliban, the rationale for war in Afghanistan. This is about 47 minutes Leon Panetta Addresses Global Climate Summit from November 18th to 19, 2008 He is the former White House Chief of Staff and co-chair of the Joint Ocean Commission...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Scott Horton; Gareth Porter; al-Qaeda; Taliban; Afghanistan; Obama; Leon Panetta; Elizabeth Kolbert; Field Notes from a Catastrophe
|Andrew Bacevich and Kathy Kelly on Great Speeches and Interviews - sgl|
Andrew Bacevich interviewed on Media Matters from Sunday, December 28, 2008 Bacevich is Professor of International Relations and History at Boston University. He served in Vietnam and has taught at West Point. Scott Horton Interviews Kathy Kelly January 26th, 2009 Kathy Kelly, founder of Voices for Creative Non-Violence, discusses her recent visit to Gaza at the end of Israelâs incursion. She also discusses the mounting evidence that the Israelis committed war crimes.
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Andrew Bacevich; Scott Horton; Kathy Kelly; Gaza; Media Matters; Anti-war Radio; Israel
|Who killed the economy? - sgl|
The Giant Pool of Money originally aired May 9, 2008 Ira Glass and NPR ask what does the housing crisis have to do with the turmoil on Wall Street? Why did banks make half-million dollar loans to people without jobs or income? And why is everyone talking so much about the 1930s? This is about 60 minutes. Planet Money: Nassim Taleb From August 18, 2010 Today, we hear from Nassim Taleb, the former Wall Street trader who published a book called "the Black Swan" back in 2007...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Ira Glass; NPR; Planet Money; Nassim Taleb; Alex Blumberg; Adam Davidson; PRI
|Climate Change is Changing the Oceans - sgl|
Ocean scientists find the effects of climate change in the world's oceans. From acidification and warming temperatures to sea-level rise and sea-ice loss, Ira Flatow and guests explore how the oceans are changing. Source: Changing Climate Means Changing Oceans Scott Horton Interviews Gareth Porter Gareth Porter is an independent historian and journalist for IPS News. He discusses the acceptance of the false Iraq War narrative...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Climate Change; acidification; sea-level rise; sea-ice loss; Ira Flatow; Scott Horton; Gareth Porter; Iraq War; Riz Khan; Al Jazeera English; overweight; starving
|Amory Lovins says a better world is possible - sgl|
Amory Lovins was interviewed on the Charlie Rose show in 2006 Amory Lovins is Chairman and Chief Scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute. For four decades he has worked in energy policy and related areas. This is about 37 minutes. ------------- From The Progressive Radio Show Greg Palast Investigative journalist and bestselling author Gregory Palast work can be seen in the New York Times and British Broadcasting Corporation and the British newspaper The Observer...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Amory Lovins; Charlie Rose; Greg Palast; Danny Schechter
|Inside Crony Capitalism - sgl|
William K. Black is an expert in white collar crime, public finance, antitrust and economics. He is an associate professor of economics and law. He was litigation director of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, deputy director of the FSLIC, Senior VP and general counsel of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, and senior deputy chief counsel, Office of Thrift Supervision. He was deputy director of the National Commission on Financial Institution Reform, Recovery and Enforcement.Source: ...
Keywords: Great Speeches And Interviews; Bonnie Faulkner; William K. Black; white collar crime; public finance; antitrust; economics; Steve Curwood; Veerabhadran Ramanathan; waste heat; Crony Capitalism
|The Power of Zero - sgl|
Human Rights and Global Citizenship: Luis Valdez and the Power of Zero First Air: 2/2/2009 89 minutes Internationally acclaimed playwright, filmmaker and activist Luis Valdez discusses the problems of citizenship in the U.S. and the blending of cultures in the dynamic California social landscape. ----- Scott Horton Interviews Scott Horton on March 3rd, 2009 The Other Scott Horton, international human rights lawyer and contributing editor at Harper's magazine, discusses the assertion of executive...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Luis Valdez; Scott Horton
|Bill McKibben talks about morals and climate change - sgl|
Speaking of Faith by American Public Media The Moral Math of Climate Change from December 10, 2009 A conversation about climate change and moral imagination with a leading environmentalist and writer, Bill McKibben. The interview explores his evolving perspective on human responsibility in a changing natural world. This is about 50 minutes. From United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark on 12.18.09, President Barack Obama...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Elizabeth Kolbert; Field Notes from a Catastrophe; Barack Obama; Bill McKibben
|Jim Hightower speaks out on progressive politics - sgl|
The Progressive Radio Show's Matt Rothschild interviews Jim Hightower Jim Hightower is an American syndicated columnist, populist activist and author. This is 29 minutes. -------- From npr on March 9, 2010 On Planet Money: We Bought A Toxic Asset! Remember toxic assets? Those insanely complicated bonds that almost brought down the financial system? We bought one. This is about 31 minutes. ------------ Return to the Abyss with Nouriel Roubini from 2010-05-14 Roubini talks about the current global...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Matt Rothschild; Jim Hightower; Planet Money; Nouriel Roubini; Marco Werman; Stephen Kinzer; Mahandas K. Gandhi
|The War Over Climate Continues - sgl|
Interviews of Eric Pooley & Eli Kintisch from August 18th, 2010 Francesca Rheannon talks with Eric Pooley about the politics of climate change. His book is THE CLIMATE WAR: True Believers, Power Brokers, and the Fight to Save the Earth. Also, Eli Kintisch on geo-engineering; his book is HACKING THE PLANET: Science's Best Hope - or Worst Nightmare - for Averting Climate Catastrophe. This is 59 minutes...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Eric Pooley; Eli Kintisch; Francesca Rheannon; THE CLIMATE WAR; HACKING THE PLANET; Scott Horton; Andrew Bacevich; Washington Rules; Navajo; uranium
|The U.S.' Perpetual State of War - sgl|
Harry Kreisler talks with Andrew Bacevich, Professor of International Relations and History at Boston University, for a discussion of the causes and consequences of the militarization of U.S. foreign policy. Bacevich explores the origins of militarization and the factors that sustained their existence for more than six decades. Source: Conversations With History: America's Path to Permanent War Scott Horton Interviews Ray McGovern Ray McGovern, former senior analyst at the CIA, discusses why the...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Harry Kreisler; Andrew Bacevich; militarization; U.S. foreign policy; Scott Horton; Ray McGovern; CIA; WikiLeaks; Spanish courts; German courts; U.S. State Department
|U.S. Torture and Consequences? - sgl|
From Bill Moyer's Journal of May 1st, 2009, US Torture and Consequences? Bill Moyers sits down with Bruce Fein, former deputy attorney general under President Ronald Reagan and chairman of the American Freedom Agenda, and Mark Danner, who has been reporting on the US treatment and interrogation of detainees for the New York Review of Books. Also on the program, the Journal profiles Steve Meacham, a Massachusetts community organizer fighting to keep working people in their homes...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Bill Moyers; Bruce Fein; Mark Danner; torture; Steve Meacham; Scott Horton; Juan Cole; Iraq; anti-Islam; 2009
|Investigating our Economic Calamity and the Subprime Scandal - sgl|
From May 03, 2009, on Media Matters, Bob McChesney interviews Danny Schechter, the News Dissector Danny Schechter is a television producer, independent filmmaker, blogger, and media critic who writes and lectures about the media. ------ Scott Horton Interviews Guy Lawson on April 6th, 2009 Guy Lawson, author of the Rolling Stone article "The Making of a Narco State," he discusses Mexico's increasingly violent and destabilizing drug war.
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Danny Schechter; Bob McChesney; Scott Horton; Guy Lawson
|Scott Horton Interviews Lawrence Wilkerson - sgl|
Colonel Lawrence B. Wilkerson, U.S. Army (Ret.), was chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell from 2002 to 2005. Since his retirement Wilkerson has on several occasions spoken out against what he perceives as the poor planning and execution of the Iraq War as well as the global politics leading up to and following it. In particular he has denounced the decision-making process of the Bush Administration and Vice President Dick Cheney's and Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld's part in ...
Keywords: Scott Horton; Lawrence Wilkerson; Great Speeches and Interviews; Dana Milbank; Homo Politicus
|The Cost to Civilians of Armed Conflict - sgl|
Armed Conflict: The Cost to Civilians with Ambassador Jan Eliasson First Aired: 4/20/2009 on UCTV 59 minutes Reflecting on his service as the UN Special Envoy to Darfur and other high profile diplomatic assignments, Ambassador Jan Eliasson of Sweden details the effect of armed conflict on civilians and suggests ways to protect civilians from the horrible consequences of war. -------------------- Scott Horton Interviews Pepe Escobar on March 27th, 2009 Pepe Escobar discusses how the U.S...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Ambassador Jan Eliasson; Scott Horton; Pepe Escobar
|Great Speeches and Interviews: August Peace Event 2008 - sgl|
The August Peace Event of August 9th, 2008 in Sacramento, CA. For 22 years, the August Peace Event's mission is to remember the 1945 Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings and their victims and why nuclear warfare must never happen again. JoAnn Fuller is Master of Ceremonies, and she serves as Common Cause's Associate Director, with a special interest in media issues. Speakers Rev. Bob Oshita of the Sacramento Buddhist Church Patsy Byers, August Peace Event planning member Dr...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; August Peace Event; JoAnn Fuller; Rev. Bob Oshita; Patsy Byers; Dr. Bill Durston; Pamela Vergun; Ph.D; Jennifer Kocsis; Mary Youngblood; Linda Roberts
|Bill McKibben says only you can prevent climate change - sgl|
This program features Bill McKibben, leading environmental writer and activist recorded by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation on May 6, 2009. Bill McKibben talks about how climate science and climate politics are quickly evolving and how we now have a much more specific idea both of the perils we face and the steps necessary to solve it. The entire talk is 93 minutes. Also is an excerpt from the movie "Good Night, Good Luck"...
Keywords: Great Speeches and Interviews; Bill McKibben; Australian Broadcasting Corporation